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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 33 People

    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26-30, F Oct 19, 2010

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 66-70 Sep 30, 2009

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have not posted since 2013... This post is kind of an update and also a weight question for fellow Achalasia/Gastroparesis/GI Dysmotility sufferers. It is a bit of a long read so...
    AlxandriaNicole AlxandriaNicole 18-21, F May 21

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    I like to have sex parties where I invite 3 or 4 guys to have sex with me
    leesacd leesacd 41-45, T 1 hr ago

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    I found out May 20th that I have Herpes Type 2. It's finally sinking in and I've been in a funk all week now because of it. It also doesn't help that I accidentally lost one of my...
    Cassyellis Cassyellis 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I like staying alone sometimes Some time back ,I had written a post on loneliness.The results of a recent Pew Research Center survey found that 85% of the surveyed people think it...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 46-50, F 2 Responses 25 mins ago

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    I think I will be ok. My gums by that tooth have become less swollen, and it doesn't hurt now. I worry too much sometimes..
    missfiona missfiona 18-21, F 53 mins ago

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    I have intense heart palpitations too. I'm a 29 year old female. Mine are really bad when I'm trying to go to sleep (especially if I went out/drank the night before). I shoot up...
    ranata7 ranata7 26-30, F 43 mins ago

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    I became extremely depressed to the point of suicide and I lied to my friend about having schizophrenia and then I lied to her about getting help 3 times, because I didn't have...
    breakfreex breakfreex 26-30, F 1 Response 41 mins ago

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    Hahahahaha, it's very funny, but my mother says I have beautiful curves and my waist is similar to a woman's waist as well as my brother ..... Well, I just laugh when she says it...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 27 mins ago

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    When I hear words, or even sounds in other languages, I see distinct images in my mind that usually have nothing to do with the word. I sometimes get words or sounds that create...
    TrainerBlue TrainerBlue 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    Well, I don't have dimples.. However, I have to say. I have never met an ugly person who had dimples.
    YankeeGirl14 YankeeGirl14 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    The other day, I was in a mood and arguing with my husband (as is common anymore) and before I could catch it, I said something pretty awful, even for me. I said, "Lately, I spend...
    justarandom justarandom 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    In the last recession I almost lost everything. I had to start again in a completely new business. It's getting better but my mind won't switch off at night. So, I have a small...
    thetkm thetkm 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    Think i found out why there is ADD and ADHD. I always wondered why this diagnosis, caused by the same reason in the brain(lower executive function skills), why is there one type...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 30

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    I think death is the beginning of a new life. There's two out comes when thinking about death entirely. Either you die and that's it or, once you die you go through the process of...
    xKzax xKzax 18-21, M Apr 30

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    I dont want to focus on guys or dating. this guy seems to have a thing for me, but i dont think i'm ever gonna let it happen. he would chat with me and wants to watch a movie with...
    anonymousjuly anonymousjuly 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Life is beautiful but not always easy, it has problems, too, and the challenge lies in facing them with courage, letting the beauty of life act like a balm, which makes the pain...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F Apr 30

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    I could not help myself but i hate mum. Okay, maybe not hate but dont like her. Everything she did is just making me sick. Our relationship is always complicated. But now...
    Sammy11111 Sammy11111 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    i know i keep talking about this but i need advice. (DISCLAIMER: he's not really my crush) this guy is a chickboy- and he seems to be into me a bit. he wants to watch a movie one...
    anonymousjuly anonymousjuly 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Without hope, dreams and fantasies, you have no goals to work toward. (Thanks Sic for bringing this up again and reminding me, lol)
    StillBecomingaButterfly StillBecomingaButterfly 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I have a scar on my forehead well actually 2 joint to each other , I get called harry potter and I also have one on my eyebrow and I have a few other scars
    Shorthairgirl97 Shorthairgirl97 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I was adopted at birth, and have a letter from my birth mom explaining why she gave me to, which she wrote while still pregnant with me. I recently found out her full name and got...
    encore23 encore23 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    The Afterlife.. Some say it's all over when we die.. there is nothing. .or we go back to where we came from. So, Where were we before we were born? What were we doing? I mean...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 25 Responses Apr 30

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    So, I have been on EP for about 2/3 months now, i have met some wonderful, lovely people.I would like to take the time out to get say thank you for being genuine and for being...
    Gangstress Gangstress 31-35, F 9 Responses Apr 30

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    To all my ep fans, followers, and friends..... XxHave a super duper day .😊❤😘💨🍵💜💚💙❤💛
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    People throwing rubbish next to rubbish bins. Even as close as a meter away. Seeing rubbish bags full of stuff they can recycle. I know it's choice I just care about the planet...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 30

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    I'm on a markie crazy busy day today....Round to moms in a moment... Then ..after the shopping 🏬 (in three different stores)... And the vacuuming.. and the dog 🐶 walking...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 30

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    May 2014 had a sudden onset of ulcerative colitis, story short after one misdiagnosis(?) ,3 GI's comment of "Worst colon I've ever seen", 18 day stay in hospital, and 60 less...
    skinnyray skinnyray 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    I'll never know exactly what I did, but I'm constantly living with the pain of a bad back. It was Halloween. 2006. I woke up so excited that it was my favorite holiday. That is...
    SheepishlyMe SheepishlyMe 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    There's no way that I could ever be with him. We never talk, we don't know each other, he has a boyfriend, and I don't believe that we are compatible. Yet I find myself attracted...
    PapaSun56 PapaSun56 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    one day I'll cover my back windshield with a lot of stick figure family decals so people will suspect that I have more kids than the Duggars on TLC
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    My school chums and I all have sexy legs
    donita7 donita7 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I have three friends who died although I wasn't that close to one of them. A drunk driver killed her in a hit and run a long time ago, and one of my good friends died of cancer a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30

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    I'm so tired of going out alone and feeling like **** and having no one to turn to when i have a problems
    anonymousxxg anonymousxxg 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I figured it was time to tell more about myself for my profile so here it is. I have two adult children that are dependant on me. My daughter is 23 and has aspergers, my son is 21...
    CallMeKee CallMeKee 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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